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Title: "I sound just like the good kids": enhancing the reading achievement of middle-years students with learning difficulties
Contributor(s): Graham, Lorraine (author); Pegg, John Edward  (author)
Publication Date: 2008
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Abstract: This paper outlines an innovative pedagogic intervention, QuickSmart, which focuses on improving reading fluency and comprehension skills. The intervention targets middle-school students experiencing difficulties with reading and understanding texts. The research presented focuses on the key role of working memory and automaticity in developing literacy for students with learning difficulties.
Publication Type: Conference Publication
Conference Details: BERA 2008: British Educational Research Association Annual Conference, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, 3rd - 6th September, 2008
Source of Publication: Presented at the British Educational Research Association Annual Conference, p. 1-8
Publisher: University of Leeds
Place of Publication: online
ISSN: 0007-0637
Field of Research (FOR): 130312 Special Education and Disability
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO): 930299 Teaching and Instruction not elsewhere classified
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: E1 Refereed Scholarly Conference Publication
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